Information-based complexity: Recent results and open problems

  • Joseph F. Traub
Invited Lectures
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 529)


Information-based complexity (IBC) studies the computational complexity of infinite dimensional problems. These are problems where either the input or output are elements of infinite dimensional spaces. Such problems commonly arise in the continuous mathematical models used in science and engineering. Examples include optimization, integration, approximation, ordinary and partial differential equations, and integral equations.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Joseph F. Traub
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  1. 1.Computer Science DepartmentColumbia UniversityNew YorkUSA

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